Fibre Artists Network Inc

Artist Statement


Fibre Artists Network Inc.

The group Fibre Artists Network was formed in 2001, commencing with a few friends who extended invitations to other fibre workers to become involved, since then  membership  has extended to approximately twenty five, all residing  along the Mid North Coast from Laurieton to Bellingen, meetings are conducted once a month throughout out the year.

The aims and objectives of the Group are to work in a contemporary style, exchange ideas, support each other, conduct workshops, and exhibit annually promoting a level of confidence that will enable members to exhibit in a professional context.

The Exhibition “Filaments: moments of Afflatus” will highlight a variety of methods and techniques achievable with fibre including, 3D felting, hand embroidery, rust dying, machine embellishing, knitting & crocheting, dyed paper and folding, laminated and deconstructed screen printing on silk, machine embroidery on wash away fabric.

Ten exhibiting members of Fibre Artists Network who are participating in Timeless Textiles exhibition all work in an individual contemporary style, with a variety of fibre, from paper to timber and silks to wool being employed.  Humour, technique, colour, and imagination along with presentation give the collaboration of works excitement to this exhibition.


  Participating artists

Shan Blake

Jenny Davies

Dianne Greenwood

Suzanne Holcombe

Liza Magdalean

Barbara Huntington

Gloria Muddle

Suzie Parkes

Janice McKay

Susie Williams


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